Gold and the greenback to react to a raft of US data through the holiday-shortened week, including revised US GDP data.
US dollar weakened this week, after dismal US data, and the dollar index has now dropped for five weeks in a row.
Global gold demand dipped a meager 1% year-on-year to 1,079.3 tonnes in a "generally quiet first-quarter".
US gold futures for delivery in June gain 1% for the week.
US central bank monetary policy statement, due out on 29 April, will be the biggest driver for gold prices next week.
Waste that could have been recovered and recycled was worth $52bn, including 300 tonnes of gold.
The Federal Reserve's looming policy statement may provide hints as to when the US will raise interest rates this year.